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1.2 Impact of COVID-19 on green skills: solutions and opportunities


Inclusive development is dependent on a sustainable environment. In many countries, recovery policies have allocated generous budgets to greening processes. Are public priorities in sync with private business strategies? How ready are TVET systems to deliver the skills we need to prioritize sustainability? This session will explore the impact of the pandemic on the greening transformation of VET.

Moderator: Dr. Neil Bentley-Gockman, CEO WorkdSkills UK


Olga Strietska-Ilina

Senior Skills and Employability Specialist, International Labour Organization

James Gomme

Director, People & Society, World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Dejene Tezera

Director of Department of Agri-Business, UNIDO

Deb Geyer

Vice President & Corporate Responsibility Officer, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., USA

Senior Representative

Shanghai University of Engineering Science, PRC